Cassia

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Gender: Female Pronunciation: CASS-ee-a or CASH-a Meaning of Cassia: "cinnamon" Origin of Cassia: Feminine form of Cassius or Greek

The name Cassia is a girl's name of Greek, Latin origin meaning "cinnamon". Cassia and is often added to lists like Flower Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, Purgatory---Girls".

From the experts:

Cassia is one of the rare names that's truly unusual yet has a stylish feel. Cassia has the added attraction of the sweet smell of cinnamon; a cassia tree or bush, which has yellow flowers, produces a spice that can be a substitute for cinnamon. We predict Cassia will become much more popular along with her brother names Cassian and Cassius.

Keziah, the Biblical equivalent, is also due for rediscovery, while Kassia is the Greek spelling that ties the name to Saint Kassiani, a feminist heroine.

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Famous People Named Cassia

Cassia aka Keziah, Biblical daughter of Job
Cássia Rejane Eller, Brazilian rock singer
Cássia Kis, Brazilian actress
Cássia Maria Oliveira Linhares, Brazilian actress
Cassia Fitzpatrick, daughter of British TV chef Silvana Franco and Rob Fitzpatrick

Pop Culture References for the name Cassia

Cassia, "in [Tyre's] market" (Ezekiel 27:19)
Cassia, main character in the movie "Pompeii"
Cassia Reyes, main character in 'Matched' by Ally Condie

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